Past Projects

A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) in Latvia

The Latvian Medical Foundation supported a project in Latvia that provided child amputees with modern prosthetic devices.

In April 2007 a team of Latvian prosthetics experts traveled to India to visit the A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) Clinic in Ahmedabad. The trip was funded by the Nelss Corporation and LMF.

The purposes of the trip were to establish a relationship between prosthetists in Latvia and India, exchange information on prosthetic materials and techniques, learn how to set up and operate a modern ALTSO facility, and explore the possibility of establishing in Latvia a facility similar to the ALTSO Clinic in India.

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